|An Historical Overview: How the Best and Brightest Have Been Attracted to Government Service? - Princeton University|
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, February 24th, 2006 . Moderator: Brandice Canes-Wrone, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University . Theodore Sorensen - The Kennedy Magic . Robert Caro '57 - LBJ: Personality or the Agenda of the Times? . Michael Barone - The Reagan Years . David Halberstam - The Best and the Brightest Then and Now Total Running Time: 1:20:55
Keywords: government service; Brandice Canes-Wrone; Theodore Sorensen; Robert Caro; Michael Barone; David Halberstam
|Noam Chomsky - 2002-11-04 - Why Iraq? (Includes short debate with Ted Sorensen)|
On November 4th, 2002, Noam Chomsky gave this talk, "Why Iraq?" at the Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard. During the question and answer period, Chomsky was confronted by Theodore "Ted" Sorensen, a former senior Kennedy administration official. Chomsky and Sorensen get into a fairly heated debate. Called Kennedy's "intellectual bloodbank", Sorensen was JFK's main speech writer ("Ask not what your country can do for you..."), likely his ghostwriter for much of his _Profiles in Courage_, to...
Keywords: Chomsky; Chomsky 2002; Ted Sorensen; Richard Perle; Douglas Feith; Theodore Sorensen; Kennedy; JFK; Cuba; Castro; Operation Mongoose; Cuban Missile Crisis; Terrorism; bin Laden; Afghanistan; al qaeda; Suharto; East Timor; Saddam; Clinton; Globalization; Israel; Cheney; Rumsfeld; Chomsky debate